Referral of tactile sensation to the tips of L-shaped sticks.

@article{Yamamoto2005ReferralOT,
  title={Referral of tactile sensation to the tips of L-shaped sticks.},
  author={Shinya Yamamoto and Shunjiro Moizumi and Shigeru Kitazawa},
  journal={Journal of neurophysiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={93 5},
  pages={
          2856-63
        }
}
When we touch something with a tool, we feel the touch at the tip of the tool rather than at the hand that holds the tool. We reported previously that judging the temporal order of two successive stimuli delivered to the tips of straight sticks held in each hand was dramatically altered by crossing the sticks without changing hand position. The results suggested that tactile signals are referred to the tip of a tool held in the hand. Here we examined temporal order judgement using L-shaped… CONTINUE READING

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